Updated: 4/21/2014 4:37:03 PM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



REGISTERED NURSE (DETENTION FACILITY)
The starting salary is $48,155. Under general supervision performs intermediate professional work and participates in the care and treatment of inmates detained at the County Jail.

Participates in the medical program for the facility; assists physicians; collects medical data; prepares files and records; gives injections, immunizations, draws labs and medications. Knowledgeable in the policies, procedures, methods and practices of the County. Has knowledge of the Detention Center and its activities and methods as they relate to the job of Registered Nurse. Has knowledge in policy and ability to determine and recommend needed changes in same. Able to comprehend and utilize medical and legal terminology. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying methods and procedures in handling emergency situations, planning and instructing assignments, etc. Able to conduct physical examinations and check-ups on patients as necessary. Knowledgeable of the use of medical supplies and equipment. Knowledgeable of medication dispensed to patients. Has knowledge of records, graphs, reports, etc., used in the daily performance of duties. Able to interact with patients effectively and efficiently in order to treat and communicate with them. Able to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, inmates, physicians, attorneys and other County personnel. Has good technical and medical skills. Performs related tasks as required.
Minimum qualifications are a graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing and considerable experience in professional nursing work. Must posses a current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of South Carolina Board of Nursing and certified in CPR.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $27,716. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $27,716. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DIESEL MECHANIC (FLEET SERVICES)
The minimum starting salary range is $34,457. Performs maintenance and repair of all types of County gas and diesel automotive and construction equipment. Maintains records and files. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Senior Diesel Mechanic.

General knowledge of the standard practices and tools of the diesel mechanic trade; general knowledge of the principles of operation of gasoline and diesel engines; general knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems; skill in the use and care of hand and machine tools employed in motor repair and adjustment work; skill in adjusting defects in diesel equipment.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by courses in diesel mechanics and considerable experience as an automotive mechanic including experience with diesel engines. Valid Class B Commercial Driverís License required.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC HELPER (FLEET SERVICES)
The minimum starting salary is $21,714. Under immediate supervision performs responsible semiskilled mechanical work assisting in servicing and repairing a variety of automotive equipment. Incumbent assists in performing general maintenance and repair of equipment including small engines and automotive equipment.

Knowledgeable of basic auto maintenance and repair and has the ability to perform such tasks as prescribed. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Knows of the reports and records that must be prepared, processed and maintained in order to meet the requirements of the department. Able to read, understand and complete written requests and work assignments. Knows how to estimate time, materials, and supplies required to complete various tasks and repairs. Has the ability to work in extreme conditions of heat, cold, dust, smoke and other environmental and weather conditions. Has knowledge of the chemicals used in operations in order to promote safe and effective handling and use of such agents. Knowledgeable and skilled in the utilization of a variety of machinery, tools, and equipment needed to complete daily tasks in an effective and safe manner. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from High School. Must possess a valid S.C. driverís license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,327. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


SITE MONITOR (LANDFILLS)
Full-Time:
The minimum starting salary is $20,680. Under regular supervision, performs responsible semiskilled work involving a variety of assignments at County landfill. Checks vehicles entering landfill; verifies origin of trash; ensures no hazardous materials are present; directs traffic to appropriate disposal site. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Landfill Supervisor.

Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the department pertaining to specific duties of the Landfill Site Operator. Understands the rules of proper disposal operations. Ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups from a wide variety of educational and cultural backgrounds. Ability to utilize common sense understanding and independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. Ability to work in various weather conditions including smoke, dust, heat, cold, wetness, etc. Able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Able to assist truck drivers, and guide vehicles into dumping positions and to maintain the disposal facility in a clean manner. Must have excellent customer service skills.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience with working with the public.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PROBATE COURT REPORTER (PROBATE COURT)
The minimum starting salary is $29,541. Performs difficult skilled clerical and administrative work preparing a verbatim record of all court proceedings, transcribing and preparing legal documents and correspondence, providing general office support and in assisting the Court with legal research and procedures; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Reports to the Court Supervisor and the Associate Probate Judge.

Prepares error free, verbatim transcription of all proceedings in an assigned court in accordance with Rules of Civil Procedure; provides legal secretarial services; maintains attorney and court calendars and dockets; serves as receptionist; prepares and maintains legal files and records. Prepares diskettes and permanent records in required formats. Prepares legal documents such as court orders, appeals, and etc. from descriptions and/or drafts of information to be contained within the document. Maintains dockets and calendars for all upcoming hearings, cases, trials and events. Receives, processes and accounts for all monies, fees and bonds received by the court. Schedules hearings; files pleadings after checking for accuracy and proper procedure. Issues summons for hearings for conservators who do not correspond with court. Performs basic legal research as required. Performs general office assistance and receptionist duties. Maintains office files. Performs related duties as directed. Thorough knowledge of legal office practices, procedures and techniques; thorough knowledge of legal terminology and spelling; thorough knowledge of court functions, organization and policies; general knowledge of the principles, methods and practices utilized in legal research; some knowledge of municipal law; ability to maintain complex office and legal records; ability to organize and perform work independently; ability to take and transcribe dictation at a minimum of 80 wpm and type at a minimum of 60 wpm; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.

Minimum education requrements are any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college/university with a bachelor degree supplemented by courses in typing, administration and court recorder training and some experience in clerical or legal work.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr Ė Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two yearsí experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION ASSISTANT (YOUTH DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- Minimum wage - $11.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Programs Manager. Work hours will be varied and may include weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Must have good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instruction. Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records. Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job, including working in extreme weather conditions. Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to swim. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Must be customer-friendly, supporting program by greeting visitors and providing information. Must to be able to lead and direct customer groups in recreational activities, dealing courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrating good judgment, tact and courtesy. Must demonstrate concern for safety and compliance with program regulations to insure customer' compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. For recreation programs involving children aged 5-12, requires completion of high school and one year of experience in recreational activities for children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires an excellent work history and attendance record as well as possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen. Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION SUPERVISOR (YOUTH DEVELOPMENT)
The minimum starting salary is $9.00/hr to $12.00/hr.
Supervises and performs responsible skilled labor for recreation customer service and maintenance work, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of recreation programs and facilities. Work is performed under regular supervision. Work hours are normally part-time, not exceeding thirty hours per week, and may be seasonal and/or irregular.

Assists with youth and adult recreations programs and recreation facility maintenance; ensuring safety of program participants; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Recreation Coordinator, Recreation Coordinator 2, Assistant Recreation Manager or Recreation Manager, depending on assignment. Opens and closes facility, as directed. Promotes safety; encourages proper behavior of program participants. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Performs related tasks, as required.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation programs. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Must demonstrate good judgment, tact and courtesy. Must demonstrate concern for safety. Must be able to drive vehicles in support of activities and assist with special events. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires high school diploma and three years of experience in recreational activities or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications.
Requires possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen and criminal background check. Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


COUNSELOR III (SADAC-SBIRT/JAIL GRANT)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318 - Under general supervision, is responsible for difficult professional work involving the assessment of client needs, provision of counseling, and referral to needed and appropriate services. Has thorough understanding of human behavior and how to work effectively with the target population. Reports to the Program Coordinator.

Requires comprehensive knowledge of the assessment and treatment alternatives for the substance abusing and other high-risk populations and of the medical and legal terminology used within the department. Must be able to diagnose disabilities and has a thorough knowledge of rehabilitative treatment practices, and techniques. Has thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the SADAC, as they pertain to the duties of the position. Knowledgeable of the legal system, state laws, and court rules relative to specific duties of the Counselor III. Must be able to use independent judgment and discretion as needed in dealing with confidential information, documents, and routine/non-routine tasks. Able to understand and exercise the principles of conceptual systems, including leadership, teaching, reinforcement, etc. Participates in Clinical Supervision, training, and related meetings. Performs duties courteously and with the highest integrity, in the best interest of the public. Able to communicate ideas effectively (orally and in writing) with supervisors, other staff members, members of the general public, and all other organizations and groups. Able to make effective presentations and discuss problems and possible solutions as required. Able to research and prepare an assortment of complex reports and information in an effective manner. Prepares clear and concise letters of correspondence and effectively maintain well-organized client and professional records. Able to respond to any critical situation related to the responsibilities of the job, specifically during crisis and/or high-risk situations. Able to perform supervisory tasks such as planning, coordinating client services and activities, maintaining standards, making recommendations, etc. Assists with planning and developing long-term goals. Able to keep abreast of changing laws and procedures related to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Performs related tasks as required.

The minium education and experience requirements are Masterís degree in Social Work or related Behavioral Science and considerable experience in clinical social work, or any equivalent combination of training/experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Must achieve Addictions certification within 3 yrs of hire. Pre-hiring SLED and DSS-CA/N Registry check required.
Applications are accepted until April 30, 2014.


FOOD SERVICE WORKER (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $21,714.

Under regular supervision of a Detention Corporal prepares meals for Spartanburg County Detention facility. Responsible for the supervision and training of inmate workers. Performs related work as required.

Prepares meals; operates, maintains and cleans cooking equipment; processes and stores food and supplies. Has considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, procedures, and regulations of food preparation and service as they relate to the responsibilities of Food Service Person. Knowledgeable of the potential health hazards of the food preparation processes and is able to take and enforce necessary measures to minimize such risk. Possesses knowledge of food values, dietetics, and nutrition as required for the proper menu schedules and health of inmates. Able to determine work procedures for subordinates in assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations among them and promoting efficiency. Able to give oral and written instructions and to ensure timely completion of such assignments. Able to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Able to use independent judgement and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. Able to comprehend and complete detailed oral and written instructions and daily work assignments efficiently and in a timely manner as prescribed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment and machinery which includes a coffee pot, grill, oven, washer, dryer, freezer, meat slicer, deep fryer, stove, adding machine, can opener, fire extinguisher, etc. Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents and invoices. Requires the ability to talk and/or hear, to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Worker may be exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: High school education with formal training in food service preparation and 1 to 2 years of experience as a Food Service Person, or any equivalent combination of education and experience in the large scale food service industry. Must be able to pass an addition, subtraction and simple multiplication math test. Must be able to pass a drug screening. Must possess a valid South Carolina driverís license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 4/21/2014 4:37:03 PM EOE